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Inspiring a Nation


This content is related to The March, a virtual-reality museum exhibit.

In the years leading up to the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, civil rights leaders and activists had been protesting our nation’s injustices. They encouraged people of all backgrounds to come together and demand equal treatment for every American.

Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech was a peak moment of the civil rights movement. His words inspire people today, as the fight for justice and equality continues.

With its virtual-reality exhibit The March, TIME has given participants the superpower to become one of the 250,000 people who went to Washington, D.C., on that hot day in August 1963. You'll experience this moment in history as if you're there. We hope it will help you understand how the civil rights movement relates to life today.

There's a new wave of activism by young people who are standing up for what they believe in. The future leaders of our nation are showing us that age is nothing but a number! They inspire us, and we hope that The March inspires them in return.

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